Resiliency Workshops and Mammo Mixers

GROWING RESILIENTReceive Professional Development Credit
The landscape of ACC has been changing at a rapid pace. More campuses, more projects but not always more time, resources or help. This kind of stress can play a major factor in our daily performance, overall health and well-being. Make time to learn how to become resilient for a more productive work life and a happier personal life.
April 5th: The Practice of Resiliency
Learn about the impact of stress on personal and professional performance. Develop skills and strategies to become stronger, more productive and happier.
April 12th: The Practice of Mindfulness
The concepts of Emotional Intelligence, Flow, and Grit will be introduced to the group.
April 19th: The Practice of Optimism
The concepts of growth mindset and a positive narrative will be introduced.
Bring your own lunch. A light snack and a drink will be provided.
Register in the Professional Workshop Database

Check out our “Mammo Mixers” – Schedule your next mammogram during our ‘ACC’ only appointment spots at St. David’s and receive a ‘Mocktail’, Chair Massage and other fun things while you get your mammogram. Read this information sheet before registering.  Click Here to register

Visit our Webinar page for monthly wellness info sessions!

Upcoming Webinars

Easy Meal Makeovers 
March 14, 2017  11:30 am -12:30 pm
Aha! Simple Secrets of Organized People
April 11, 2017  11:30 am – 12:30 pm

For more information about these webinars and how to register, visit our webinar page

Employee Assistance Program is Here to Help You

Work LIfe Balance  — Employee Assistance Program is here to help you.
Need to find child or elder care but don’t have time to do the research?
Have questions about creating a will and how to get started?
Are you a victim of identify theft and don’t know how to get help?
Are you looking for financial advice?
Or are you in need of short term crisis counseling for a variety of issues – marriage struggles, child parent relationships, substance abuse, or other emotional challenges?

Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a variety of free and confidential services for a variety on work/life issues to Austin Community College employees.  Assessment, short-term counseling, prevention, education, and referral services are availalbe to you and your dependents. Trained counselors are available 24/7, 365 days of the year to help you and your dependents cope with life’s stressors so that you can live a happy, productive lifestyle. Confidential sessions per life event in a calendar year with a Counselor is offered at no cost.
Deer Oaks can also assist with a wide range of personal needs including legal, financial, adoption, tobacco cessation and more. The EAP is available to Staffing Table employees, Faculty, and Adjunct Faculty.
Help is just a phone call or click away!
EAP Helpline: 1-888-993-7650
TTY/TDD: 1-800-735-2989
Visit the DeerOaks Website: (login & password: AustinCCD)
Visit the Human Resources Benefit page for more resources from Deer Oaks

Real Appeal

For Employees who have HealthSelect insurance:

We are pleased to announce Real Appeal, an online weight loss program as a new benefit offering to HealthSelectSMmembers and their families. Real Appeal is a simple, step-by-step program designed to teach healthy habits over time that lead to lasing weight loss results.

Real Appeal is in addition to our in-person Weight Watchers at Work program offered at Highland Business Center and Cypress Creek.

Employees, spouses and dependents 18 and older covered by our HealthSelect of Texas plan with a BMI of 23 or higher can join by enrolling at from your smartphone, tablet or personal computer. The best part is it’s all at no cost to you – not even a co-pay or deductible.

The Real Appeal program provides you with all the tools you need to help you achieve lasting weight loss, including:

  • A Personal Transformation Coach, who leads weekly online group sessions and provides one-one-one support to help tailor a program specifically for your needs, schedule and goals
  • A Success Kit containing step-by-step guides, workout DVDs and gear, delicious recipes, and healthy kitchen cooking tools – including your own personal blender –  and more
  • Online site and mobile app for access to Real Appeal tracking tools, messaging  and digital resources anytime, from anywhere

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Take advantage of this great opportunity to better the health and well-being of you and your family. If you’d like to learn more about the Real Appeal program, check out this 3 minute educational video. If you’re ready to get started, you can enroll now at using your smartphone, tablet or personal computer.